Dr. Michael E. Gorton, MD

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Specializes in Thoracic Surgery • Male • Age 53

2521 Glenn Hendren Dr Ste 308
Liberty, MO 64068
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Dr. Gorton's Experience

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Dr. Gorton's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Gorton Performs

  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
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Conditions Dr. Gorton Treats

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Liberty Hospital
2525 Glenn Hendren Drive
Liberty, MO 64069

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Gorton

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Liberty Cardiothoracic Surgeons
Liberty Cardiothoracic Surgeons
2521 Glenn Hendren Dr Ste 308
Liberty, MO 64068
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  • Thoracic Surgery
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    Dr. Gorton's Experience

    Specialties

    • Thoracic Surgery
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    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
    • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
    • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
    • Heart Defect Repair
    • Lobectomy, Open
    • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Maze Procedure
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
    2
    • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Empyema
    • Endocarditis
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Pleural Neoplasm, Malignant
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Septal Defect
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    Background Check for Dr. Gorton

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University of Kansas / School of Medicine
    Graduated in 1986

    Internship Hospital

    Iowa Meth Mc
    Complete in 1987

    Residency Hospital

    Iowa Meth Mc
    Complete in 1991

    Fellowship Hospital

    St Lukes Hospital
    Complete in 1993
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Gorton & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Gorton's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Liberty Hospital

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    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Gorton

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gorton to family and friends

    8 responses
    above
    national average

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    8 responses
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    8 responses
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    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 7 responses
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    Experience with Dr. Gorton
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    8 responses
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    8 responses
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    How well provider listens and answers questions
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    Is Dr. Gorton accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Liberty Cardiothoracic Surgeons
    2521 Glenn Hendren Dr Ste 308
    Liberty, MO 64068
    (816) 407-5490 (Office)
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